Champion our work

Your support is vital to realising Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears' vision.

Our genrous philanthropists make a significant impact on our groundbreaking programmes, with unique opportunities to be more closely involved in our work, to meet artists, and enjoy the higest level of priority booking.

For more information and to become an Annual Donor, please contact Kat Reading on 01728 687100 or


  • Advance information about all our activities via post and email
  • Enhanced priority booking for all our seasonal programmes
  • Special Friends events with world-leading artists
  • An international Friends Flyaway
  • A dedicated publication, Friends News



As for Water plus

  • Donations can be directed to a performance as part of a syndicate; towards the Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme; or given as a general donation.



As for Marsh plus

  • Donations can be directed to any area of our work or offered as a general donation
  • A dedicated Snape Maltings contact to help with any queries
  • Invitations to special events with the Chairman or Chief Executive



As for Reed plus

  • A dedicated Snape Maltings contact to help arrange entertaining for your party
  • Opportunities to engage with projects and meet performers wherever possible

Chairman’s Circle


These donors can direct their exceptional support towards any aspect of our performance or artist development programmes.

To pledge your support at this level, please contact Miranda Johnson, Director of Development, on 01728 687150.

All of these membership levels include an annual suggested donation and £10 benefits.